Study: New Jersey ranks No. 2 for best places to live in the US in 2023 

WalletHub factored in affordability, quality of life, education and health into consideration in the rankings.  

Lanette Espy

Aug 16, 2023, 1:43 PM

Updated 304 days ago

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There's no place like home, but deciding on somewhere to settle isn't easy.  
A new study by WalletHub shows what many already know about New Jersey – the Garden State is one of the best states to live in 2023. 
New Jersey ranked No. 2 of best states to live with Massachusetts snagging the No. 1 spot. New Hampshire and New York took third and fourth place, respectively.  
The site factored in affordability, quality of life, education and health into consideration in the rankings.  
So which states are not the best to live in? Louisiana, Alaska, and New Mexico placed at the bottom three spots on the list. 


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